6-4, 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 6-7 (4-7), 6-2.” data-reactid=”23″ type=”text”>Murray played Spain’s 23rd ranked Roberto Bautista Agut in round one of the Australian Open on Monday, and after being down two sets to none, he roared back and won the next two sets. He and Bautista Agut battled in the final set before Bautista Agut prevailed. Murray lost 6-4, 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 6-7 (4-7), 6-2.
Murray was interviewed on the court by Mark Petchey, one of the BBC’s tennis reporters and Murray’s first coach as a professional. He told Petchey “If this was my last match, it was an amazing way to end.”” data-reactid=”25″ type=”text”>After the loss, Murray said: “If this was my last match, it was an amazing way to end. Maybe I’ll see you again. I’ll do everything possible to try. If I want to go again, I’ll need to have a big operation, which there’s no guarantee I’ll be able to come back from anyway, but I’ll give it my best shot.” Murray left the door open to a possible return later this year, or perhaps a return later down the road if he’s able to completely recover after surgery.
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